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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Clitoria L.
      1. Clitoria laurifolia Poir.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Trinidad to Paraguay.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
    Vernacular
    Andana-hiriya, Chocalho, Generala, Timbo
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Environmental, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Toxins

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Borneo, China Southeast, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jawa, Malaya, Mauritius, Myanmar, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Windward Is., Zaïre

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Clitoria laurifolia Poir. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Apr 1, 2003 Bahia K000206176
    Apr 1, 2003 Agra, M.F. [722], Paraíba K000206858
    Apr 1, 2003 Gardner, G. [969], Pernambuco K000206177
    Apr 1, 2003 Blanchet, J.S. [3130], Bahia K000206178
    Apr 1, 2003 Glocker, E.F.von [171], Bahia K000206179
    Feb 1, 2002 Coradin, L. [2862], Brazil K000920556
    Jan 1, 1997 Arbo, M.M. [7127], Bahia K000206859
    Jan 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [3371], Bahia K000206857
    Aug 25, 1987 Coradin, L. [8239], Brazil K000920558
    Nov 1, 1986 Coradin, L. [6502], Bahia K000206171
    Apr 10, 1985 Hatschbach, G.G. [47782], Brazil K000920555
    Nov 1, 1984 Mattos Silva, L.A. [1715], Bahia K000206170
    Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [738], Bahia K000206167
    Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [699], Bahia K000206172
    Jan 1, 1981 Heringer, E.P. [3326], Bahia K000206169
    Oct 1, 1979 Euponino, A. [409], Bahia K000206174
    Nov 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18063], Bahia K000206168
    Nov 1, 1978 Harley, R.M. [18530], Bahia K000206175
    Harley, R.M. [17064], Bahia K000206173
    Pohl [s.n.], Brazil K000920539
    Spruce, R. [739], Brazil K000920547
    Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K000920549
    Blanchet [s.n.], Brazil K000920546
    Irwin, H.S. [16509], Brazil K000920542
    Irwin, H.S. [27414], Brazil K000920560
    Eiten, G. [7850], Brazil K000920541
    Gardner, G. [1551], Ceará K000206861
    Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K000920544
    Blanchet, J.S. [3130], Bahia K000206862
    Pires, J.M. [52034], Brazil K000920551
    Pires, J.M. [52035], Brazil K000920552
    Boog [s.n.], Brazil K000920538
    Boog [s.n.], Brazil K001078063
    Gardner [1551], Brazil K000920545
    s.coll. [164], Brazil K000920540
    s.coll. [131], Brazil K000920543
    Burchell [7520], Brazil K000920536
    Glaziou [8645], Brazil K000920548
    Glaziou [10517], Brazil K000920537

    Bibliography

    First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 2: 301 (1811)

    Accepted by

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • da Silva e Silva, W.L., Cajueiro Gurgel, E.S., Moreira dos Santos, J.U. & Falcão da Silva, M. (2013). Inventário e distribuição geográfica de Leguminosae no arquipélago de Marajó, PA, Brazil Hoehnea 40: 627-647.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • da Silva e Silva, W.L., Cajueiro Gurgel, E.S., Moreira dos Santos, J.U. & Falcão da Silva, M. (2013). Inventário e distribuição geográfica de Leguminosae no arquipélago de Marajó, PA, Brazil Hoehnea 40: 627-647.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Senaratna, L. K. (2001). A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
    • Fantz, P. R. & Predeep, S. V. (1996). Bull. Bot. Survey India (in press.) Clitoria of SE Asia.
    • Fantz, P. R. (1993). HortScience 28(6) :674-676 Cult. Centrosema & Clitoria in USA
    • Fantz, P. R. (1992). J. Econ. Bot. 45(4) :511-520. Ethnobotany of Clitoria in SE Asia.
    • Maxwell, R. H. (1991). In: Dassanayake, M. D. & Fosberg, F. R. (Eds.) A revised handbook
    • Fantz, P. R. (1990). Moscosoa 6:152-166. Clitoria Antillarum
    • Keng, H. (1990). Concise Flora of Singapore. Singapore
    • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
    • Bailey, L. H. & Bailey, E. Z. (1976). Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0